Security: Buhari Seeks More Support From Traditional Leaders

HAGF, Malami Abubarka delivering speech at the reception

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation and called for more support of the traditional institutions in the fight against insecurity in the country.

This was contained in a statement issued by Dr Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant to the Minister on Media, on Sunday, 9th August, 2020 .

The statement said that the President acknowledged contributions of the traditional and religious leaders while speaking at the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar during the weekend.

He commended the steadfast and cooperation of the traditional institutions for the federal government’s efforts in maintenance of peace and order in the country.

Represented by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) who led the Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi and the Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu to the wedding fatiha of the children of the families of Ambassador Shehu Malami and Late Alhaji Musa Abubakar.

He said the Federal Government has been relentless in its fight against armed banditry and other forms of criminalities in the country.

“Mr President has directed us to express gratitude to you for all the support you have overtime been extending to his government specifically on security matters and other associated social ills that have been bedevilling this country of ours” Malami said.

While conveying the felicitations of the President to the Sultan on the wedding, Malami further stated that President Buhari also appreciated the monarch’s contribution towards the attainment of the peace in the country.

In his remarks, the Sultan expressed his “total support” in seeing to the success of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration adding that “we will continue to do our best to see that peace, stability and development reign in Nigeria.”

Modupe Ogundoro
Deputy Director ( Information )
9th August, 2020